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The Pattern of Mental Retardation in Iraqi Children By Aamir Al Mosawi
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Mental retardation is a group of heterogeneous disorders associated with generalized developmental delay during infancy and early childhood, while impairment in cognitive functions and adaptive... More > behaviors became generally apparent during pre-school and early school years depending on the severity of the condition. There are two main types of mental retardation: The syndromic mental retardation is associated with other abnormalities caused by chromosomal and non-chromosomal genetic defects, endocrine disorders, and inborn errors of metabolism. Non-syndromic or idiopathic mental retardation is not associated with other abnormalities or underlying metabolic or endocrine disorder. Mental retardation may also occur in various forms of cerebral palsy, bilirubin encephalopathy, and atypical autism. Little is known about the pattern of mental retardation in Iraq. The aim of this book is to describe the pattern of mental retardation in a sample of Iraqi children.< Less
The Syndrome of Asymmetric Ocular Abnormalities and Mental and Growth Retardation By Aamir Al Mosawi
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There is a large number of dysmorphic mental-growth retardation syndromes associated with various combinations of low set ears, ocular abnormalities such as microphthalmia, microcornea, ocular... More > hypopigmentation, and colobomatas of the iris, uvea , and optic disc. The aim of this book is to report the novel occurrence of a new dysmorphic mental-growth retardation syndrome associated with asymmetric ocular abnormalities including microphthalmia, microcornea, iris and uvea colobomata, transient ocular hypopigmentation, and contralateral optic disc colobomata, and dilated third ventricle.< Less
Families of Mentally Retarded Children: Selected Issues of Concern By Cynthia McAllister
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This concise work takes a look at the many problems faced by the parents of mentally retarded children, and provides the reader with an understanding of these problems and an understanding of the... More > consequences that the presence of such a child may have on his or her family.< Less
The Extended Michelin Tire Baby Syndrome With Multiple Congenital Abnormalities and Mental Retardation By Aamir Al Mosawi
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About 30 cases of Michelin tire baby syndrome have been reported in the literature, including very few cases with the extended form of the syndrome which is associated with multiple congenital... More > abnormalities and mental retardation. Kondoh et al (2004) reported the second case of a type of the extended Michelin tire syndrome associated with significant non-cutaneous abnormalities and mental retardation associated with hearing impairment, undescended testis. The aim of this book is to report the third case of the extended Michelin tire syndrome associated with significant non-cutaneous abnormalities and mental retardation associated with hearing impairment, undescended testis which occurred in an Iraqi child with the novel occurrence of excessive gyration of brain tissues seen on ultrasonography.< Less
Volume 5621, Profound mental retardation --- Progressive Conservative Party of Newfoundland and Labrador By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 5621, Profound mental retardation---Progressive Conservative Party of Newfoundland and Labrador Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human... More > knowledge and a poetic gesture towards the inhuman scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
Fetal Alcohol Syndrone By Stephen Reed,BS.Rel,MS.Theo,MSW Social Work,Paralegal
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Just as alcohol affects the brain of an adult who drinks, it also affects the brain of a developing fetus (FEE-tus), or unborn baby, who is exposed to it before birth. The most serious consequence of... More > a mother's alcohol use during pregnancy is impaired brain development in the fetus, leading to mental retardation. Newborns with FAS often have small brains, indicating poor brain growth while they were inside their mothers, and they typically are small for their age. Other physical defects associated with FAS are narrow eyelids, a flattened mid-portion of the face, abnormal creases on the palms of the hands, heart defects, hearing and vision problems, and joint abnormalities. These problems are permanent.< Less
Citicoline Research Progress By Aamir Al Mosawi
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Citicoline is a safe form of the essential nutrient choline that is commonly grouped with B vitamins. An accumulating research evidence suggests that citicoline is endowed with interesting... More > pharmacological properties that can make it useful in the treatment of various disorders that has no universally accepted effective treatments including neurological conditions such as Parkinson disease, brain ischemia, Alzheimer’s disease; and ocular conditions such as glaucoma, non-arteritic ischemic neuropathy and amblyopia. In addition, citicoline has been recently used with benefit in the treatment of childhood neuro-psychiatric disorders including mental retardation, pervasive developmental disorders, brain atrophy, kernicterus, and cerebral palsy. The aim of this book is to review the research evidence which promise the emergence of a useful therapeutic agent for several disorders.< Less
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Memoirs from Special Education By Benjamin Archambault
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After a deadly crash, high-school student Sam Appleton awakens to find everyone treating him as if he has a mental handicap. Even though he didn‘t really have brain damage, he follows along and... More > quickly finds himself in a frightening and appalling place: the world of a mentally handicapped individual. Sam makes friends -- some from his special education class and others from the general population. But his work to unite his classmates is met with significant resistance from students and some parents. Benjamin Archambault writes beautiful characters and keeps things relevant and entertaining with this important work about social justice. This book has been used in college classrooms and read in private collections. It is appropriate for high school aged children through adult.< Less
The Width of a Piece of Paper By Matthew Ratzlaff
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When Michael Swanson started working as a care aide at a home for clients with severe mental disabilities, he was just looking for a steady job with a decent salary. He knew the work would be... More > challenging, but he had no idea how much the clients would transform his understanding of mental illness and personal identity. Written in the form of a face-to-face interview, "The Width of a Piece of Paper" is the true story of a young man’s courageous nine-year struggle at the interface between mental illness and mental health.< Less

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